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on 24 April 2014
on 24 April 2014
Authorities in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE), yesterday sought to block lawyers for a British student from accessing evidence of his torture, in contravention of international law.
Ahmad Zeidan (20), from Berkshire, has been held in prison since his arrest by Sharjah’s police in December 2013. Following mistreatment by the police, including beatings and threats of sexual assault, Mr ...
on 23 April 2014
The Yemeni government has already made condolence payments to the victims of at least one of several US drone strikes on the country over the Easter weekend, it has emerged. It is unclear whether the money ultimately derives from US sources, which heavily fund Yemen’s counterterrorism programme.
Yemeni media reported yesterday that local leaders from the central province of ...
on 15 April 2014
A British man arrested and tortured by Dubai police has today been acquitted.
Hasnain Ali (32), from London, was on holiday in Dubai in May 2013 when he was arrested and held for three days without access to a lawyer or his family. While detained he was beaten and threatened with tasers, firearms, and the prospect of sexual assault. Following ...
on 21 March 2013
In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.
In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...